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Troedel
01-16-2013, 04:34 PM
For everyone who read mistborn ( everyone else: grab a copy! ) ruin as a concept of evil canīt be missed. So I decided to throw in my lot this time. Even if itīs swimming with the big fish ;)

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mearrin69
01-16-2013, 05:56 PM
Oh, I'd say you're a big enough fish. That looks great so far! You going to color it? It would look great with painterly watercolors.
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Korash
01-16-2013, 07:14 PM
looking good T, but there is a bit of a typo in your text...I think it should read "a remindER to us all......"

BTW, I LOVE concept deities :D

RjBeals
01-17-2013, 08:47 AM
Nice start.

Jaxilon
01-18-2013, 11:38 PM
Brandon Sanderson, great books btw. Nice snag on a good idea behind your map too. I listened to the whole series as Audio books.

Troedel
01-23-2013, 05:46 AM
After using an insane amount of time fiddeling around with the path tools in Photoshop and trying to make a concept how to proceed I post my recent progress. Itīs very rough concept I will refine in the coming days.

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amberroberts09
01-23-2013, 06:29 AM
Its Final view will be really good...!!!

mearrin69
01-23-2013, 11:59 AM
Very cool!

Troedel
01-23-2013, 04:01 PM
So I worked out shield and compass rose, hope you enjoy it ;)
I canīt decide if I go for coloring the map. Graveyard is still missing.

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anomiecoalition
01-23-2013, 04:51 PM
Really like this entry...I would personally like to see it with some light coloring (i.e. semi-transparent), maybe a dark limited earthy tone palette...either way, really cool map.

Troedel
01-23-2013, 05:19 PM
As I could not resist...
Iīm tired now. Have a good night all.

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Pryme8
01-24-2013, 01:11 AM
if your gonna color it, make it look like stains and super washed out because this look you have going is very unique and characteristic style! I like it a whole bunch!

Bogie
01-27-2013, 09:43 AM
The color does add a lot to the look, much more interesting.

Troedel
01-27-2013, 11:18 AM
Toned it down a bit and put on some aging and wrinkling. Not absolutley sure about it, I may change that.

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mearrin69
01-27-2013, 12:23 PM
Looks really good. The wrinkling, however, looks more like hard creases...as if the paper was folded over and someone ran their fingernail over the fold a couple of times. A softer wrinkling might look better. Just a thought. Overall, really nice work!
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- Max -
01-27-2013, 01:05 PM
Very nice colour tones but the wrinkling doesn't look natural

Troedel
01-27-2013, 03:20 PM
Previous aging was my shot at generating procedural paper texture at which I failed. Iīm just not experienced enough with my new toy to pull that off. So here is the classic approach. THX for making it very clear to me ;)

I will call this finished or Iīll tweak it for worse. German term is "Verschlimmbessern" ;)

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Kier
01-27-2013, 03:56 PM
Sick. Love the olde creases, colors are outstanding.

Pryme8
01-27-2013, 04:39 PM
super dope, this is making me go back to working on mine tonight!